Posting Date:  06/16/2020
Job Title:  Director of Contract and Procurement (WMS Band 3) DOH4983
Salary:  $88,236 to $112,968 DOQ
Entity:  Washington State Department of Health
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled


This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and provides leadership and guidance to develop and administer contract and procurement policies and procedures which support the agency goals and strategic plan, comply with state and federal rules and regulations, and coordinates with program fiscal and contract managers in all major programs throughout the agency to ensure effective contracting and purchasing that contribute to the accomplishment of the agency’s mission. Leads a staff of fourteen (14) professional contracts and procurement specialists (6 direct reports) in administering the laws, rules, and policies of contract and procurement management. Ensures timely and accurate transparency reporting of contractual activity.

Primary Duties


Preference may be given to candidates who have the following DESIRED education and experience:

• A Bachelor’s degree or higher in public or business, public administration, or other closely allied field; AND five (5) or more years of experience in leadership/management experience of contract or procurements to include all aspects of workforce and performance development.


• Eight (8) or more years of experience in contract and procurement development and management; AND five (5) or more years of leadership/management experience, to include all aspects of workforce and performance development.


• Five (5) or more years of experience in applying state and federal laws, rules and policies pertaining to contracting and procurement practices for specific contract and procurement types such as professional, purchased and client services, data sharing agreements, inter-local agreements, grants and sub-grants, supplies, printed materials, equipment.

Contact Information

If you have questions, need alternative formats or other assistance please contact, (360) 236-4224, or TDD Relay at 1-800-833-6384 or 711 (Washington Relay). Technical support is provided by NEOGOV, 855-524-5627 (can’t log in, password or email issues, error messages).


This recruitment will remain Open Until Filled. Applicant review begins July 1, 2020. The appointing authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision or to close this recruitment at any time. It is to the benefit of the applicant to apply early.
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